Does thinking about Medicare have you tied up in knots? As of 2018, the Kaiser Family Foundation reported that there were 59,869,402 people with Medicare coverage. In 2018 the Medicare program cost $582 billion, about 14 percent of the total federal government spending. While the government is working to make basic Medicare coverage easier to […]
Remember when you were a kid and you spent hours with your friends building forts out of couch cushions and sheets? To you it was far more than a feeble fort – it was a grand castle that you ruled over tirelessly. Your blanket was your cloak and your baseball hat was your jewel-studded crown. […]
Medicare is supposed to cover your healthcare costs after retirement, right? Well, sort of. Medicare policies do cover some costs, but it turns out there will usually be gaps in your coverage. And these gaps can hit your assets hard when it comes time to pay those pesky hospital bills. That’s where Medicare Supplements come […]
When you first started saving for your golden years, you likely had a goal that you were working to achieve. Whether it was lofty or realistic if you got that far then you were ahead of many others who were just relying on their savings account. While numerous companies have 401(K) plans that will help […]
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Getting your affairs in order Your spouse has passed away, and you are now faced with the prospect of handling your finances by yourself. Maybe you’ve always done the finances in your family, but you now feel in over your head with the sheer quantity of financial concerns you have to deal with in the […]
Take care of your lungs during your Golden Years The lungs are incredible and amazingly hard-working organs. They are not immune to time’s passage, though. Your lungs age with you, and it’s useful to understand in what ways your lungs change so that you can discern what is normal and what could be a symptom […]
Finally discarding the pile of catalogs piling up in your entryway is a great beginning on the road to decluttering; however, getting rid of old photographs, sentimental clothing, or souvenirs from days gone by is an entirely different matter and will require a more concerted effort.
Medicare is the health insurance plan administered by the U.S. Government for anyone 65 or older who paid payroll taxes. It also covers some individuals who suffer from disabilities. However, Medicare does not treat every sort of health situation, as it is supposed to comprise only basic health coverage. Other care, such as vision, dental, […]
Especially for those over 60 years old, identity theft is a very real menace. More than $36 billion is taken from older Americans every year via financial abuse and fraud. Financial fraud perpetrated against the elderly is a growing threat. According to the Department of Justice, the number of elderly identity theft victims rose by […]